We mainly feature independent, Artisan, Handmade products on this site. We do however note that some large brands aim to do the right thing. Tommy Hilfiger is a good example of a large name setting the right example. They especially uphold human rights in their supply chain,


Tommy Hilfiger
is a New Yorker, and creator of one of the world’s leading fashion brands, instantly recognisable Worldwide.

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The company was founded in 1985, to deliver premium quality style, quality to Men, Women and children. The clothing range includes Formal, Casual and Sportswear, and footwear. The Hilfiger range also includes Fragrance, Watches, eyewear, accessories and home and leisure products. Tommy Hilfiger still remains at the helm of the company, offering design and leadership personally.

The company has a huge distribution network with 1420 stores in 91 countries. Global sales were said to be in excess of 6.8 Billion USD in 2014/15Some of the Brands include Tommy Hilfiger, Hilfiger Denim brands, Hilfiger Collection, Tommy Hilfiger Tailored.

Hilfiger’s career in fashion began in 1969, when he opened People’s Place with just $150. This soon grew in to a small chain. He then began designing apparel for various well known boutiques of the time. After 10 years, he moved to New York City as a full-time fashion designer and met Mohan Murjani. With this winning partnership of the combined strengths of expert design and financial support,  Hilfiger introduced his first unique range of button-down shirts, chinos, and other classic garments. The essence of these timeless, relaxed early designs first designs have remained throughout all of Hilfiger’s work and creations to this day.

Honors

  Parsons School of Design in New York City - Designer of the Year award,

  GQ magazine for “Men of the Year” issue.

  Menswear Designer of the Year by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA).

  VH1’s “From the Catwalk to the Sidewalk” award

  FiFi Awards, the fragrance industry’s most illustrious honor.

  Selected as GQ magazine’s International Designer of the Year award recipient in Germany.

  The Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) presented and honor for philanthropic efforts for America’s youth.

  GQ Spain honored Hilfiger as Designer of the Year

  Hispanic Federation awarded him the Individual Achievement Award at their annual gala.

  Bambi Award for the fashion category during the 60th annual Bambi Awards ceremony

  Women’s Wear Daily listed him as the #1 Designer and #16 Brand in their annual “100” list.

  UNESCO Support Award for his philanthropic efforts throughout the years.

  Marie Claire Lifetime Achievement Award.

  Alpha Award of Honor from the U.S. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, for his dedication to serving the community.

  Legends Award by Pratt Institute

  Philadelphia University awarded the Spirit of Design Award.

  Anna Wintour presented him with the CFDA’s prestigious Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2012 CFDA Fashion Awards.


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